Roscommon See Off Sligo In FBD League

Roscommon progressed to the FBD League final with a five point win over Sligo 2-18 to 1-16 at Dr. Hyde Park.

Enda Smith’s second half decisive goal as Roscommon had trailed Sligo by four half-time points, 1-6 to 1-10 and will now face Galway in next weekend’s final.

Anthony Cunningham and Paul Taylor took charge of their respective counties for the first time as Roscommon came out top with 11 different scorers.

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Niall Murphy scored 1-8 with all three Daly brothers, Roscommon were too good. Killoran and Enda Smith scored a goal in either half for Cunningham’s charges.

Roscommon: Darren O’Malley, Garry Patterson (Evan McGrath 56), Sean Mullooly (Dara Pettit 29), Conor Daly, Conor Hussey, Niall Daly, Ronan Daly, Tadgh O’Rourke, Caoilean Fitzmaurice, Niall Kilroy (Colin Compton 63), Enda Smith, Shane Killoran, Donie Smith, Ciaran Lennon (Hubert Darcy 53), Cathal Cregg (Aonghus Lyons 55)

Scorers: Conor Daly, Niall Daly, Ronan Daly, Caoilean Fitzmaurice, Ciaran Lennon (1f), Cathal Cregg (1f), Colin Compton (1f) all 0-1, Niall Kilroy (0-2), Enda Smith (1-3, 1f), Shane Killoran (1-1), Donie Smith (0-03, 1f).